New Talking Statues App Gives New York City Statues a Voice You Can Listen To

The New York Talking Statues project is an interactive way to learn the history of 30 of New York City's statues across all five boroughs. The interesting part is that you scan a QR code on the statue using your phone, and the story is told from the voice and perspective of the subject.

We have chosen the statues for the project from 3 different angles – first of all, there will be historical statues telling us the story of New York City, how the city started and how the statues became a part of it. Secondly, we have chosen the statues erected by immigrants in memory of their culture. And then the project will have statues of famous artists, who have become an important part of New York City.

Download the free App on iTunes, then check out the project page to learn more information about the project's origins.

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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